Release of Audi A9 was confirmed back in 2016 by the German company. However, in the meantime, it has been decided that their new car will be 2020 Audi A9 E-tron. Production and design of new A9 will probably be based on E-tron Quattro concept, which debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in 2015. Speaking of dimensions, future Audi A9 2020 will be similar to the A8 model. However, upcoming A9 for 2020 could have even bigger dimensions. Front end should also be mainly based on already mentioned E-tron Quattro concept. This includes aggressive LED headlights, sporty bumper and wide grille. Around back, 2020 Audi A9 E-tron will use design details taken from the A8 model. Speaking of Audi A9 interior design, it is still a big mystery. However, it would not be a surprise if interior is based on Quattro E-tron. It is obvious that interior from the concept model could not be used entirely on the new car, but some details could be taken over to the future A9. Upcoming 2020 Audi A9 will be equipped with autonomous drive function. It is said that it will use level 4 autonomous technology, which is even better than A8’s level 3.
2020 Audi A9 E-tron engine performance specs
2020 Audi A9 E-tron engine department is subject where more details are available. Future A9 will include aluminum underpinnings and three electric motors. Motors are divided in such way that two of them are powering rear wheels, while the last one is in charge of the front wheels. Audi announced that in future, they will use asynchronous motor instead of synchronous one. All-wheel drive system is equipped with electronic torque vectoring. E-tron Quattro concept has 429 and 496 horsepower, depending on the version. We expect to see Audi A9 to produce anything between 400 and 600 horsepower. 2020 Audi A9 E-tron top speed is expected to be set at 155 mph. Installed battery will be 95kWh unit with liquid cooling system. Audi also announced inductive charging port and autonomous parking function on the charging plate.
2020 Audi A9 E-tron release date and price
2020 Audi A9 E-tron release date is expected by the end of 2019 or at the beginning of 2020. Main rival on the market for new Audi electric car will be Tesla Model S. 2020 Audi A9 E-tron price details are still unavailable at the moment, but we assume it could cost around $120,000.